A Cook County judge will decide in a couple weeks whether the jury in a civil suit against the Jesuits over the sexual misdeeds of one of their own can impose punitive damages.
A new study out today analyzes the causes of the priest sex abuse scandal, which has left a cloud over the Roman Catholic Church for the past decade.
A lawsuit is expected to be filed today against the Roman Catholic Church – specifically, the Vatican – over a former priest who molested young boys on the city’s West Side.
New allegations are being made in connection with one of the many sex abuse cases against the Rev. Donald McGuire, a Roman Catholic priest who is now serving a 25-year prison sentence.
A former Diocese of Gary, Ind., priest, who has been accused of molesting boys in a handful of civil lawsuits, filed for bankruptcy last month.
Chicago’s first African-American priest could be on his way to becoming a saint.
A Chicago priest is reportedly stepping aside from his parish responsibilities while an investigation goes on into his becoming the trustee of a parishioner’s home.
The best-selling author and newspaper columnist the Rev. Andrew Greeley is well enough after his 2008 accident that he can occasionally meet with friends, but he’s lost some cognitive function.